Hadoop Admin

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Practice – AIA – Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the future-a future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies.

By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. Cognizant’s AIA practice takes insights that are buried in data, and provides businesses a clear way to transform how they source, interpret and consume their information. Our clients need flexible data structures and a streamlined data architecture that quickly turns data resources into informative, meaningful intelligence.

Job Summary : L1+L2 Prod/Non- prod support, starting from cluster monitoring, Incident management, RCA, Define Solution, change implementation, Patching & Upgrading of Hadoop & its components”

Roles and Responsibilities
• Maintain security for Hadoop clusters and implementing SSL authentication
• Hadoop Software Installation and configuration whether Cloudera Distribution or Horton Works distribution etc.
• Tuning of Hadoop Cluster and creating new users in Hadoop, handling permissions, performance upgrades.
• Hadoop Backup and Recovery tasks . Health check of HDP and CDP Clusters
• Support and maintenance of Hadoop Storage (HDFS)
• Manage and review Hadoop log files.
• Configuring Name Node, Data Nodes to ensure its high availability.
• Knowledge on CDP and Hadoop Eco-Systems
• Effective Coordination with application teams for Hadoop updates, patches, version upgrades when required.
• Capacity Planning and Hardware requirement of the nodes, Network architecture and Cluster Planning
• Security administration during installation and basic knowledge on Kerberos, Apache Knox and Apache Ranger etc.
• Manage Hadoop Log files and analyzing failed jobs
• Performance tuning of Hadoop clusters and Screen Hadoop cluster job performances and capacity planning
• Knowledge on Scripting Skills on Linux environment

The annual salary for this position is between $126k depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant’s discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant’s applicable plans.

Benefits : Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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Technical Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 CDP PL1 Desired 2 HadoopBig Data Admin PL4 Required 3 Big Data PL1 Desired 4 Hadoop Administration PL1 Desired

* Proficiency Legends
Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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